Miscellaneous Works: A modest apology for the antient and honourable family of the wrongheads. A proposal for revising &c. the Ten commandments. Contempt of the clergy. Life of Simon Shallow

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J. and J. Rivington, 1754 - Deism

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Page 140 - But if the watchman see the sword come, and blow not the trumpet, and the people be not warned; if the sword come, and take any person from among them, he is taken away in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at the watchman's hand.
Page 175 - For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee : 6 If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly.
Page 257 - I am afraid this is a part of the burthen of Germany, which ought to be a warning to us. I have heard many objections and difficulties, even to impossibilities against this bill. To him that is unwilling to go, there is ever a bear or a lion in the way. First, Ictus make ourselves willing, then will the way be easy and safe enough.
Page 261 - He judged no man, and to testify it, would not judge nor divide the inheritance betwixt the two brethren, nor would judge the woman taken in adultery ; yet in this point of the church's rights, he was so zealous, that he made himself both the accuser and the judge, and the executioner...
Page 260 - Bishop having, by his interest with her Majesty, put a stop to the Earl's sacrilegious designs, they two fell to an open opposition before her ; after which they both quitted the room, not friends in appearance. But the Bishop made a sudden and...
Page 262 - Charta, but many modern statutes, have denounced a curse upon those that break Magna Charta, a curse like the leprosy that was entailed on the Jews ; for, as that, so these curses have and will cleave to the very stones of those buildings that have been consecrated to God ; and the father's sin of sacrilege hath and will prove to be entailed on his son and family.
Page 260 - I beseech your Majesty to hear me with patience, and to believe that your's and the Church's safety are dearer to me than my life, but my conscience dearer than both : and therefore give me leave to do my duty, and tell you, that Princes are deputed nursing Fathers of the Church, and owe it a protection ; and therefore God forbid that you should be so much as passive in her...
Page 259 - It shall ever be a rule to me, that where the church and commonwealth are both of one religion, it is comely and decent that the outward splendour of the church should hold a proportion, and participate with the prosperity of the temporal state ; for why should we dwell in houses of...
Page 140 - Then whosoever heareth the sound of the trumpet, and taketh not warning; if the sword come, and take him away, his blood shall be upon his own head.
Page 263 - God's altar, shall be exposed to poverty, then Religion itself will be exposed to scorn, and become contemptible, as you may already observe it to be in too many poor vicarages in this nation.

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